News Release

For Other Kentucky Government Sites Visit:
Click here to visit Kentucky.gov, the Official State Government Site for the Commonwealth of Kentucky
Media / For More Information Contact:

TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
(606) 878-6622
Click here to e-mail TPR Lloyd Cochran

Traffic Crash in Clay County

Date of News Release: 10/26/11

(LONDON, KY.) - On Wednesday October 26, 2011 at approximately 1:50 p.m. the Kentucky State Police, Post 11, London received a report of an injury to a person that fell from a moving vehicle on Paw Paw Road in Clay County.

Upon arrival Trooper Josh Wilson determined that Bobby A. Sams, 44, of Manchester was riding in the rear (bed) of a silver, 1990, Ford, Ranger, pickup truck driven by James S. Cottrell, 54, of Manchester. Sams was in the rear (bed) of the truck holding onto an entertainment center, that was being moved, when the wind forced him over the side and onto the ground.

Sams was flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington for treatment of his injuries.

Cottrell was not injured in the incident.

No drug or alcohol usage suspected and Sams was not restrained in the vehicle.

Trooper Wilson is continuing the investigation and was assisted at the scene by the Clay County EMS.

Last Update: